I dare you



When I wear my heart on my sleeve,

I am daring you to crush or keep,

A heart steeped in need & glee.

Knowing it matters not to it,

What your choice will be.

Either way its win & win

A crush will its glee kill.

A keep, its needs meet.

As far as you do see

What you do to it,

With yen & grace,

This heart’ll cede.

So please go on,

Do what you




Image credit: theodysseyonline.com

11 thoughts on “I dare you

  1. Nicely penned. I like its visual impact too, how the lines of the poem become shorter as in the end the decision made does not depend on the voice of the poem’s narrator but on the you-person with the powerful word “will” that has strength of its own.

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